anybody around. To do so, you'd have to have PLENTY of men with you, and plenty MORE left guarding the family and gear,with them in a SAFELY esconced position. Since you aint GOT such, you have no CHOICE but to stay with the familiy and the gear. The SLIGHTEST wound, post shtf, can easily mean your death. THEN what happens to your family, hmm? Just because you THINK others will help you out doesn't make it so. They could EASILY be the ones who shoot you in the back and take your stuff.